Montefalco is one of the most renowned centers of Umbria. It is also called ‘the railing of Umbria’, famous for its panorama where it is possible to observe a vast area of Perugia, up to Spoleto.
Montefalco is famous for wine and Sagrantino, especially for red wines it is the most precious Umbrian DOCG, but it also has various churches, sanctuaries and frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli where St. Francis is depicted.
A tour of Montefalco includes various key points such as:
Porta Sant’Agostino, impressive access to the historic center;
The Church of Sant’Agostino, where there are many frescoes of the fourteenth century;
The Piazza del Comune, where the thirteenth-century Palazzo Comunale is located;
The museum complex of San Francesco, where precious works of the Middle Ages and the Umbrian Renaissance are kept, such as the Nativity by Perugino
The Sanctuary of Santa Chiara della Croce, created by Santa Chiara di Montefalco.